Dana York, an American Entrepreneur, and Educator. She is the ex-wife of the renowned late singer and musician Tom Petty.


Prior Life

Dana York was born in 1964 in Flint, Michigan, the United States, turning 60 this year, 2021. Her sun sign is Gemini. She was born and raised in Michigan, United States, holding an American nationality belonging to mixed ethnicity. She has been following Christianity. She transferred to Flushing, Michigan, with her family when she was a child. She completed her schooling at Flushing High School in 1982. Her mother lived in Fenton, Michigan. The information regarding her parents is not revealed yet.

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Body Stats

Dana York is turning 6o this year. Her height is about 5ft 5inches or 1.65m weighing 55kg or 121lbs. Her body measurement is 36-28-38 inches. Her bra cup size is 34C. She has dark brown eyes color and blonde hair color. Her shoe size is 5.5 (US).

Full NameDana York
Date of Birth1964
Birth PlaceFlint, Michigan, the United States
Age59 years
Father's NameUnknown
Mother's NameUnknown
EducationFlushing High School
OccupationAmerican Entrepreneur, and Educator
Body Measurement36-28-38 inches
Height5ft 5inches or 1.65m
Weight55kg or 121lbs
Hair ColorBlonde
Eyes ColorDark brown
Relationship StatusWidow
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Late Husband Tom Petty
ChildrenDaughters: Adria Petty and Kimberly Violette Petty
Son: Dylan Petty
Net worth$100 million


Dana York started her career as an Educator. Then, she worked as a Principal at the University High-school located in Ferndale, Michigan. Her former husband was a famous songwriter, musician, and singer who began his early 70s. But after the death of her husband Petty, she quit the job to manage her husband and his band’s schedule.


Net Worth

Dana York’s net worth is estimated to be approx. USD 100 million. At the same time, Tom Petty’s wife owns up to $5 million and has amassed over $100 million from the business.

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Dana York
Dana with her husband and daughter
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Tom Petty’s Wife

Her late spouse, Tom Petty an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were formed in 1976, and he was the lead vocalist and guitarist. In addition, he led the Mud crutch and was a member of the late 1980s supergroup the Travelling Wilburys.

Dana met Tom Petty at a concert in Texas in 1991, but they were not with each other for five more years after that. Because both of them were married to their partners when they first met, later they both went to divorce processing when they met again in 1996. After that, they courted each other for 6 six years. Then the couple their married knot and read their wedding vows on 3rd June 2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

In the people’s magazine, it is stated that they held two wedding ceremonies. One was a small, sweet, and intimate affair taken part by their family members and close friends. The other was in their house in Malibu, and famous musician Little Richard officiated it.

The couple was in a married relationship for about 16 years until the unnatural death of Tom from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs on 2nd October 2017. He also went through multi-drug addiction, and then Dana gets to know about all that. She helped him overcome his obsession; the super-star was publicly recognized for his wife’s support in his fight against drugs. She was with him for one and a half-decade until he passed out from a drug overdose in 2017. However, Dana York helped to revive him by doing CPR, but it didn’t work.

After a year of his death, she co-operated with his daughter’s bandmates and producer to air his greatest hits to keep his legacy going on. He had two daughters from his previous marriage named Adria Petty and Kimberly Violette Petty. She has a son as well from her last relationship called Dylan Petty. So Dana York is currently single and a widow.

Tom is the recipient of many awards, including UCLA’s George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin Award, the Society of Composers Authors and Publishers Golden Awards, the Billboard Century Award for 2005, and the MusiCares Person of the Year Award.

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